Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
president to live tweet. >> rupert murdoch's tabloid giant "news of the world" is dead, a shame. >> it finally breached a trust with readers. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> for the record, and unemployment rose to 9.2% last month, even though the economy added 18 at thousand jobs. still no deal on the debt limit. they are going to work over the weekend. the president and speaker boehner have been talking about a plan that would cut $4 trillion at government spending over the next 15 years, but how you do that? close tax loopholes, reduce tax deductions? what republicans ever dared to do that? will democrats ever signed onto cuts in medicare and social security? >> democrats, suck it up. put the entitlements on the table and make sure at the end of the 80's are still programs that serve the public -- at the end of the day these are still programs that serve the public. >> dick durbin. all sounds so reasonable, why can they not get done? >> i don't know why. i do know why. if you look at the polling data, the american public wants no changes in socia
Jul 22, 2011 8:00pm EDT
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Jul 23, 2011 6:00pm EDT
for the job. >> i threw rocks before i got to this town, and i am not through now. >> rupert murdoch call before a committee of the british parliament. >> do you accept that ultimately you are responsible for this fiasco? >> no. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> here is the deal -- as we record this program, we don't know how the debt ceiling business will play out over the weekend, but we have to put a program on the air, so here goes. president obama said this week that he hopes to elevate the tone of political discourse in washington. >> the way we run campaigns these days, the language used, the demonization of the other side, i think that has broken down some of that trust here in washington. >> anyone who witnessed his reckless spending habits over the past 2 1/2 years or sat across the negotiating table from him the past few weeks can be forgiven for being skeptical of his recent attempts to come across as a fiscal moderate. >> that is senate minority leader mitch mcconnell, who has made no secret of his hope that barack obama becomes a one-t